Mauerwinzer (Prenzlauer Berg)
Where the barbed wire-protected inner Berlin wall used to be, today vines stand sentinel on the terrace. Where in the past the Stasi interrogated East German defectors, you can now clink glasses at the Mauerwinzer with wines from the east and west.
The Mauerwinzer wine shop and bar ranks in Berlin´s wine scene among the best new businesses at a historic site. Here the unification of the two Germanys is also celebrated in the product range. There are only domestic wines, some 170 from all 13 wine regions. Aromatic Traminer from Sachsen and great Frühburgunder (Pinot Précoce) from Saale-Unstrut are, of course, included.
To complement the wines, one can choose from a wonderfully crisp tarte flambée, the famous Berlin organic cheeses from Blomeyer or bacon, Landjäger and Pfefferbeißer sausages from the Pfalz. The owner´s cousin has a wine estate there and here in the Mauerwinzer even their top wines are affordable.